Detroit photojournalist Kenny Karpov has been back in the city since January, after spending the past several years documenting war-torn and ravaged parts of the world that most of us only see on the news.
Karpov has lived those experiences, in the Middle East and the Central Mediterranean Sea, and now he’s working to share all that he experienced — and photographed — in a forthcoming exhibition and book titled, “Despite It All We Never Learn.”
Kresge Arts in Detroit has named the 20 recipients of its 2019 fellowships and awards in literary and visual arts, which are given annually to Detroit-based writers and artists working in different mediums. Each of the 18 artist fellows gets an unrestricted grant of $25,000, and the two winners of the organization’s Gilda Awards, which recognize artists early in their careers, receive $5,000 to support their practice.
While the word “metamorphosis” may call to mind images of a butterfly emerging from a chrysalis or major high school reunion glow-ups, artist Matthew Eaton is focused on the lesser witnessed process….
Matthew Eaton’s pop-up exhibition in the Detroit News. Exhibition on view May 31 to June 15, 2019.
Kilpatrick's experimental relief print from hand-carved soles, entitled “Two Wolves” was accepted into the American Illustration Winners annual book, edition 38.
For his latest series of paintings, Detroit artist Senghor Reid started with small studies, building a system of gestural movements that began to simulate something that surrounds us here in the Great Lakes State but perhaps can easily become taken for granted — water.
Don Kilpatrick on Detroit Performs, January 2019.
Noriyuki Misawa designed and created a shoe inspired by a violin, and Donald Kilpatrick carved the soles in keeping with the musical theme.
Find out about Paula Zammit’s new Skyline Series, November 16th - December 7th, 2018.
A conversation with Melannie Chard in Aspire Design and Home Magazine.
Brian Day wins First Place for Architecture at the International Photography Awards.
Christopher Gideon discusses his exhibition, Welcome 2 Paradise, October 19th - November 10th, 2018.
Robert Mirek discusses his various series and the evolution of his newest work.
Video by Brian Day | Music: EmoNo by RokkMass Muzik
Scott Campbell discusses his exhibition, Caro Kann.
New paintings by Paula Zammit explore flight, weightlessness, the figure and landscape.
Video by Kinthings
The natural world is a place of wonder, reflection and exploration for Grant Czuj in his new series.
A new series of work on paper by Matt Eaton explores themes of nostalgia and place using methods and materials common to graffiti, graphic design and typography.
Christopher Gideon explores the uneasiness we feel in the aftermath of mass shootings and modern day terrorism.
Brian Day's most recent body of work DETROIT FROM ABOVE was exhibited from February 16th - March 9th, 2018. Brian was recently featured in the Detroit News for his Belle Isle series, listed on a "Best Of Street Photography" list and had an interview in Make It to discuss his process.